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Category Manager

Zest Recruitment
£28000 - £35000 per annum + plus perks
Closing date
12 Feb 2021

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Stand out business who are extremely successful in the UK market and leaders in their category.

As sales and share growth continue they are now looking to bring on a passionate Category Manager to work with the very talented sales & commercial team.

Working closely with the department head to create and execute the category vision, drivers and strategies both internally & externally. Champion the voice of the shopper both internally & externally. Work closely with some of the UK's major retail customers across both grocery and convenience acting as category captains in an unbiased and objective manner. Advise retailers on range, space, distribution. Use key insights, develop category stories and plans, identify opportunities to drive category growth. Collaborate with internal stakeholders on NPD initiatives.

The ideal candidate will have FMCG category management experience. Be familiar with data and insights from the likes of Kantar, Nielsen, IRI and loyalty data providers. You will be ambitious, energetic and demonstrate a strong interest in the food industry.

This is fantastic opportunity for someone to join a growing business, grow / develop their career and really push the boundaries of category management.

As you know over here at Zest we like to do things properly and always want to keep you, the candidate in the loop. Applying to this 'one of a kind' role you give Zest permission to hold your information. If you want to know more about how Zest look after your personal information please visit our privacy policy on the website


A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

Find Us
01780 483999/ 011732 52999
United Kingdom
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